Sheridan moves ahead on dog waste ordinance

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council is in the process of amending city code on property damage caused by animals to cover dog waste that isn’t collected. Councilors approved two readings ...

Sheridan to refinance Stoney Mountain bond

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council is exploring refinancing options on the remaining $3.5 million it owes on its Stoney Mountain water storage reservoir. The city draws its drinking water from ...

Willamina man charged in auto theft spree

GRAND RONDE — A Willamina man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a series of West Valley vehicle thefts, primarily in the Grand Ronde area. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office identified ...

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The county Veterans Honor Guard retire the colors at Patton’s assembly. Music by Mac High’s symphonic choir also was featured, along with “Taps” played by Linfield band director Joan Paddock.

Students honor veterans

At the conclusion of their annual Veterans Day assembly, Patton Middle School students rose to applaud the more than 40 vets in attendance. The sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders clapped at length, continuing ...

Sewer rates on rise in Mac

The McMinnville City Council will consider an ordinance raising sewer rates when it meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the McMinnville Civic Hall.  The council is planning to change the methodology used ...

Dayton School Board to meet

DAYTON — Dayton School Board members will consider meal prices and student fees when they meet at 7 p.m.Tuesday at the district office, 780 Ferry St. The board also will consider policies, ...

Women vets collecting warm gloves

Local women veterans are collecting warm gloves to distribute to homeless children in Yamhill County. “Often people give them coats, but their hands get cold, too,” said Jeanne Clayton, women’s ...

School board to meet in Y-C

YAMHILL — The Yamhill-Carlton School Board will meet in work session at 6:45 p.m. Monday at the district office, 120 N. Larch Place in Yamhill. The board will hear reports on facilities, transportation, ...

Objections may scuttle Jackson Wine purchase

Two parties have filed objections to Jackson Family Wines’ purchase of two mirror-image buildings in a set of three on the campus of the former Evergreen International Aviation. A telephone auction ...

Linfield professors to discuss poetry, art

Two Linfield College professors, one a painter and the other a poet, will talk about their creative processes during a program Wednesday, Nov. 18. The free event will start at 7 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall ...

Along the Street: Family Jewels opens in McMinnville

C&H Family Jewels and Rock and Lapidary has moved from Ash Road, outside Dayton, to Baker Street, in the heart of McMinnville. Formerly sharing space with Pearls of Paradise, which remains in business ...

Interim director working on new museum features

Creditors are still snapping at the heels of the Michael King Smith Foundation, demanding sale of the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum’s space exhibit hall and water park, which it owns, to ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Elizabeth Chambers Cellars hosted the McMinnville Downtown Association’s Historic Mac launch party Thursday, Oct. 29.

Strolling historic Mac in text and photos

A lot of history is packed into the half-dozen blocks between the Carnegie Library on Baker Street and the railroad tracks to the east, but until now, it’s been tucked away in attics, clipping files ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Alexa Jensen, dressed as Minnie Mouse, waves at Stella the fairy bulldog as she trick-or-treats at Accessory Appeal on Third Street. Despite drenching
rain, thousands turned out for the annual event.

Trick or Treat in the rain

Bad weather is a character in almost every horror film. Rain and wind lash the frightened characters as they tremulously try to run for their lives. Just like in a movie, the drenching rain showed up ...

Release granted for driver in deputy crash

Randy Manns, charged in connection with the late June head-on with a Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office patrol car, leaving deputy David Mills with serious injuries, was granted conditional release ...

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